• Calling a governor ‘your excellency’ is illegal – Aregbesola

    Calling a governor ‘your excellency’ is illegal – Aregbesola

    Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun has argued that the prefix “Your Excellency” attached to the names of state governors in Nigeria is illegal.

    He gave three reasons at the ongoing Guild of Editors Conference in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

    First, he argued that it is only God who should receive the tag, “excellency”.

    Second, he said that there is nowhere it is written in the Nigerian Constitution that a governor should be called his excellency.

    Third, Aregbesola argued that a student […]